Big laughs at Covered Bridge

Penny Glass does her comedy routine at the Covered Bridge.

COTTAGE GROVE – When David Ledbetter used to watch Mitch Hedberg and Ron White tell jokes on TV, he knew he had found his dream job. 

“The first time I saw a standup comedian on Comedy Central, I was absolutely blown away, thinking you can actually do that for a job?” Ledbetter said Sunday night after performing at the Comedy Showcase at Covered Bridge Brewing. “That dream faded into the background for a while, then one night around 2014 or ‘15, I stumbled . . .